Posts Tagged: meal planning

Sausage Fatigue?

This is a mid-month update to one of my major goals. At our house, we made up a meal plan that would use up all the remaining meat in the freezer – 7 weeks’ worth. The plan is to go

Sausage Fatigue?

This is a mid-month update to one of my major goals. At our house, we made up a meal plan that would use up all the remaining meat in the freezer – 7 weeks’ worth. The plan is to go

What’s in My Freezer (+ Massive Multi-Month Meal Plan)

I’ve set myself a challenge to use up all the meat in the freezer and then go veg for a month to see how it feels. I usually do a menu plan a month at a time, but in order

What’s in My Freezer (+ Massive Multi-Month Meal Plan)

I’ve set myself a challenge to use up all the meat in the freezer and then go veg for a month to see how it feels. I usually do a menu plan a month at a time, but in order

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

To Veg or Not to Veg?

My only attempt at being a vegetarian lasted for 1 week when I was 23. I didn’t cook, I ate peanuts and chips, and it ended abruptly! However, I always thought I could become a vegetarian any time I want,

To Veg or Not to Veg?

My only attempt at being a vegetarian lasted for 1 week when I was 23. I didn’t cook, I ate peanuts and chips, and it ended abruptly! However, I always thought I could become a vegetarian any time I want,

Real Food = Time Well Spent

I just realized I spend over 3 hours a day getting our household fed, and that doesn’t even include eating time! Since switching over to real food 5 months ago, I bet I have doubled the time I put into

Real Food = Time Well Spent

I just realized I spend over 3 hours a day getting our household fed, and that doesn’t even include eating time! Since switching over to real food 5 months ago, I bet I have doubled the time I put into

Easy, Medium and Hard Homemade

I have come a long way towards eating Real Food, but there are some bridges I haven’t crossed yet. Raising chickens or growing tomatoes may be easy for other people, but I’m not there yet. Nevertheless, I am coming to

Easy, Medium and Hard Homemade

I have come a long way towards eating Real Food, but there are some bridges I haven’t crossed yet. Raising chickens or growing tomatoes may be easy for other people, but I’m not there yet. Nevertheless, I am coming to

Turning Groceries into Meals, Part 3: What I Ate in January

January was not a typical month because I worked 3 evening shifts and I had a volunteer commitment which required me to eat away from home 3 lunches and 2 dinners – on weekends!  On the plus side, I made

Turning Groceries into Meals, Part 3: What I Ate in January

January was not a typical month because I worked 3 evening shifts and I had a volunteer commitment which required me to eat away from home 3 lunches and 2 dinners – on weekends!  On the plus side, I made

Turning Groceries Into Meals, Part 2: Meal Planning and Meal Doing!

Everyone has good intentions about sticking to a meal plan, but they tend to get side-tracked whenever family members have separate plans and don’t eat together. There are days you just don’t feel like cooking, or you don’t feel like

Turning Groceries Into Meals, Part 2: Meal Planning and Meal Doing!

Everyone has good intentions about sticking to a meal plan, but they tend to get side-tracked whenever family members have separate plans and don’t eat together. There are days you just don’t feel like cooking, or you don’t feel like

Grocery Shopping Notes # 2: Back to Sobey’s

The time most people shop for groceries in my area is Friday after work: the grocery flyers come out on Thursday, the sales start on Friday, and everyone stocks up on their commute home before the weekend. Rather than fight

Grocery Shopping Notes # 2: Back to Sobey’s

The time most people shop for groceries in my area is Friday after work: the grocery flyers come out on Thursday, the sales start on Friday, and everyone stocks up on their commute home before the weekend. Rather than fight

Grocery Shopping Notes # 1: Superstore Run

We have just started our 12th month of menu planning. My spouse and I each make a couple of meals that we want to try out, and we fill in the rest of the month with our favourites, in rotation.

Grocery Shopping Notes # 1: Superstore Run

We have just started our 12th month of menu planning. My spouse and I each make a couple of meals that we want to try out, and we fill in the rest of the month with our favourites, in rotation.